Imperial Germany - M1913 pilot's crash helmet (1917)

(Deutsches Reich - Sturzhelm fr Flieger M 1913)

M1913 German pilot's leather crash helmet. Original black paint. 1917 dated. Barely readable maker's mark: "E.POSE  Berlin 2" (?)

Leather neck protection with depot marking. Most probably  "Flg. Bekl. / Döberitz / 1917" (Fliegerbekleidungsstelle Döberitz).

Worn helmet with signs of age. One ear flap missing to the right as well as the flap for the buckle missing to the other side. 

Rare helmet in good condition.

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Lederhelm für Flieger, undeutlicher Herstellerstempel, vermutl.  "E.POSE  Berlin 2" und Jahreszahl "1917" in der Helmglocke, unvollständiger Kastenstempel  im Nackenschirm, "Flg. Bekl. xxxxxx / 1917"  vermutlich vom der Fliegerbekleidungsstelle in  Döberitz.

Helm äusserlich mit deutlichen Gebrauchspuren, am rechten Kinnriemen fehlt die lederne Windschutzklappe, am der linken Lasche die eiserne Dornschnalle. Ansonsten kompletter Helm.

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